"We come and go, but the land is always here. And the people who love it and understand it are the people who own it." - Willa Cather
Maxwell Wildlife Refuge located northeast of McPherson near Canton, Kansas, hosts the annual Mountain Man Rendezvous. The fall event presents the life of explorers and trappers from the early 1800s. Activities include reenactments, craft demonstrations, survival skills and games. Food, arts and craft booths, musical entertainment and buffalo tours are included.